The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 227 250 204
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 19 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 15
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6526 7022 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.04% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5361 5536 4008
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +21 14 £40,000 +26.98% 2
North Yorkshire +3 4 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 39 (88.64%) Selenium
2 38 (86.36%) Java
3 29 (65.91%) Automation Testing
4 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 19 (43.18%) WebDriver
7 18 (40.91%) SQL
8 17 (38.64%) C#
9 16 (36.36%) QA
10 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
11 14 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
11 14 (31.82%) Test Planning
11 14 (31.82%) Selenium IDE
11 14 (31.82%) ISEB Practitioner
11 14 (31.82%) Apache Flex
11 14 (31.82%) HP
11 14 (31.82%) ISEB
11 14 (31.82%) IBM
12 12 (27.27%) Degree
13 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
14 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
15 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
15 5 (11.36%) HTML
15 5 (11.36%) XML
16 4 (9.09%) SDLC
17 3 (6.82%) User Experience
17 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (6.82%) Keyword-Driven Testing
17 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (88.64%) Selenium
2 19 (43.18%) WebDriver
3 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
4 14 (31.82%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.82%) JIRA
7 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.55%) Hudson
8 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.27%) JMeter
8 1 (2.27%) Maven
8 1 (2.27%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Law
1 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Apache Flex
2 5 (11.36%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.82%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Automation Testing
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 14 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (31.82%) Test Planning
5 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 4 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (6.82%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 3 (6.82%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 3 (6.82%) Build Automation
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.55%) ETL
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
10 1 (2.27%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 17 (38.64%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) ISEB
1 14 (31.82%) ISEB Practitioner
2 12 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) IBM
1 14 (31.82%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Google
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